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Cieszyn is a town in southern Poland with 37,300 inhabitants (1995).

Situated in the Silesian Voivodship (since 1999), previously in Bielsko-Biala Voivodship (1975-1998).

See also: Teschen, Cesky Tesin


Upto 1290 Cieszyn belonged to the Duchy of Raciborz

Dukes of Cieszyn

in 1653 Duchy of Cieszyn transfered to the Habsburg domains